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Poster: aronsson Date: Jul 9, 2011 7:17am
Forum: texts Subject: Allen County scanning quality

I'm looking primarily for works in the Swedish language. Some interesting volumes in Swedish have been scanned in 2009-2010 at the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, http://www.archive.org/details/allen_county

To find the, use advanced search and specify contributor:"Allen County" AND language:SWE

However, 1) the images are quite pale and hard to read for the human eye, 2) all images are presented on the right-hand side, interleaved with blank images on the left-hand side, so instead of pages 1, 2, 3, the e-book contains 1, blank, 2, blank, 3, blank. 3) The OCR text has very many errors compared to other Swedish works in the Internet Archive. Any improvement in the digitization process would be welcome. Allen County can learn from the University of Toronto, which produces very high quality.